HASTEY, Darlyne A. – Unexpectedly, at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Wednesday, November 10th, 2021, Darlyne Ann (McFarlane) Hastey, wife of the late Robert Elwell Hastey, Sr. Born in St. Stephen, NB, she is the daughter of the late Raymond and Roberta (Hall) McFarlane.
Darlyne was a long-time dedicated member of Christ Church, Parish of St. Stephen, involved in so many different parts of the church, from the choir to the soup kitchen, over the years. For most of her life Darlyne was a homemaker to her family. She later went on to work at Lincourt Manor.
Darlyne is survived by her children, Robert Elwell Hastey, Jr.(Terri Sue), Tami Sue Chute (Mark), Matthew Bruce Hastey (Mary) and Rebecca Lela Linton (Randy); nine grandchildren, Seth Chute (Brittany), Craig Chute (Ashely), Bradley Harris, Allyson Chute, Jonathan Hastey, Abigail Linton, Ainsley Linton, Matty Hastey and Adryana Linton; five great-grandchildren, Liam Chute, Isadora Chute, Lauren Chute, Gallagher Chute and Levi Chute; two sisters, Marie Johnson of Rolling Dam, NB, Debra McFarlane of St. Stephen, NB; one brother, Cedric McFarlane (Judy) of Oak Bay, NB; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Darlyne was predeceased by her husband Robert, one sister Lois, three brothers Guilford, Cecil and Bernard, brother-in-law Paul Johnson (Marie), two sisters-in-law Anne (Bernard) and Diane (Guilford).
By Darlyne’s request, there will be no public visitation. Cremation will take place. Due to the current unpredictable circumstances surrounding the pandemic and as directed by the Dept. of Public Health, a graveside service will be held on Friday, November 19th, 2021 at 2 p.m., at Pomeroy Ridge Cemetery.
Prescreening protocols will be in place. Masks are strongly encouraged if physical distancing cannot be accomplished. For those feeling vulnerable, anxious or unwell you should not attend. Those unable to attend will be provided a broadcast link to view the service, available in the funeral home obituary later in the day.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the We Got Your Back Program administered by Atlantic Baptist Church or the Christ Church Bethany Friday Soup Kitchen, or Community Meals on Wheels, would be appreciated by the family. Both of these charities were dear to Darlyne’s heart and worked with them both every month. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at www.humphreysfh.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110).